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AJR Intensive 2022 Presenters

Intensive 2022

Oz VeHedvah : Building Joyful Resilience in Ourselves and Our Communities

Responding to this moment of heightened clergy burnout , national and international unrest , and another year of the pandemic , we dedicated our 2022 Intensive to cultivating resilience . Drawing upon elements of AJR ’ s Sacred Arts initiative , our multiday program featured modalities for our community to foster joyful resilience for themselves and others .
Resilience as a Jewish Concept • Supporting Resilience in Ourselves : Play , Reflection , Sharing
• Elim : Recovering Resilience and A Biblio-drama on Exodus 15:27 • Engaging the Art of Empathy • Window and Mirror as Spiritual Formation • Resilience , Intersectionality , and Performance Fatigue • Owning Vulnerability : Impostor Syndrome and Other Challenges • Supporting Resilience in Jewish Educational Settings • Resilience Play and Practice : Circus Play • Supporting Resilience in Our Spiritual Lives • Ozi veZimrat Yah : Cultivating Spiritual Resilience

AJR Intensive 2022 Presenters

Chaya-Sharon Heller CEO , educator and practitioner , ChayaVeda™ Integrative Healing Arts
Rabbi Naomi Kalish , PhD Director , Center for Pastoral Education , Jewish Theological Seminary , Professor , AJR faculty
Rabbi David Evan Markus pulpit rabbi , author , New York State judiciary , AJR faculty
Dr . Peter Pitzele author , co-creator , Bibliodrama
Rabba Daniella Pressner Ayal Prouser Head of School , Akiva School , Co-founder and
Nashville , TN director , Time Flies Circus
Kohenet Dr . Harriette E . Wimms Clinical Psychologist , Professor , Loyola University , AJR faculty
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